Kale Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 141.3
  • Total Fat: 3.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 148.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.1 g
  • Protein: 4.6 g

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Introduction

This simple, nutritious soup can be changed to your liking by making your own broth or switching the types of beans. I used green lentils, but red lentils, and garbanzos are great as well. This simple, nutritious soup can be changed to your liking by making your own broth or switching the types of beans. I used green lentils, but red lentils, and garbanzos are great as well.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    Lentils-1cup
    Sweet Potatos-3 potatoes, peeled & chopped
    Onion-1 peeled & chopped
    Garlic-2 cloves sliced or minced
    Kale-2 bunches or 4 cups chopped (I like to break the leaves in bigger pieces)
    Curry Powder-1 Tbsp or to taste
    Low Sodium Vegetable Broth-6 cups
    Olive Oil-2 Tbsp

Directions

Saute onion & garlic in a pot with olive oil. Add remaining ingredients except kale. Bring to a boil. Turn down to simmer for 15 minutes. Add kale. Simmer for another 15 minutes.
Tip:If you want sweet potatoes more firm than soft, add them after 10 minutes before you add the kale. The soft sweet potatoes add sweetness to the broth base of the soup. DELICIOUS!!

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BRANUBODY08.

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Really yummy! I used tiny red lentils because that is what I had around. They really cooked down, and made the soup very creamy without cream. :) I also added 1tsp of cumin and a few dashes of cinnamon, because I love me some cumin. Very easy, very tasty! I will totally make this again. - 11/15/10

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  • I didn't have enough vegetable soup so I added 2cups of apple cider - worked well. - 11/2/15

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  • Very delicious and extremely easy to make! I loved it. - 2/9/13

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  • I thought this was fine with the amount of liquid that it called for, but I did add in an extra 2 cups because I wanted a looser soup. I also used different herbs (just red pepper flakes, cumin, sage, and a bit of lime juice) since I've been eating a lot of curry, but it was yummy and easy to make! - 2/2/12

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  • I loved the sweet potatoes in it. I agree that there is not nearly enough liquid in the recipe. We added a lot of water. (I also used only 1 1/2 sweet potatoes because mine were huge.)

    Really good though. I will definitely make it again.
    - 1/2/12

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